Happy 100th birthday, Arizona. Tuesday is the state's centennial, and Gov. Jan Brewer and other dignitaries will participate in celebrations at the Capitol in Phoenix.Read More »
Behind an array of proposals to weaken unions is a small but influential conservative group that is partly responsible for moving Arizona’s needle to the right of the political spectrum.
The Goldwater Institute developed and drafted legislation that is now the focal point of what could be the biggest political fight at the state Capitol this year.
But now the group itself, not just its ideas, is under close scrutiny from opponents.
One of the reasons Schweikert is welcoming the chance to take on Quayle is that a poll it commissioned last month of 400 likely primary voters in CD6 shows him with a 45-33 lead. To read more on this item ...Read More »
Ten people with military ties will become United States citizens during a ceremony at the state Capitol on Thursday.Read More »
The chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee said Tuesday he is considering banning all public testimony when lawmakers take up the state budget later this year.
Arizona legislators are imposing new restrictions on demonstrations and other public gatherings at the Capitol complex, a reaction to loud noise and congestion resulting from activities that include protests against legislation on illegal immigration in the past two years.Read More »
In honor of Arizona’s approaching 100th birthday, Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza is sporting more trees and a spruced-up lawn following a nine-month makeover of the State Capitol grounds.Read More »
At yesterday’s IRC meeting, Voting Rights Act consultant Bruce Adelson repeatedly emphasized that DOJ likes to see a lot of debate and discussion about Voting Rights Act districts when contemplating preclearance for new maps.Read More »
Despite that minimal sign of reconciliation, Stertz told our reporter this morning that he doesn’t trust Mathis. When asked if he trusted the chair, he paused a moment before answering: “No. I’m waiting for actions. Actions speak louder than words.”Read More »
Despite the apparent lack of any movement toward a specials session since the court clarified its ruling, Pierce insisted lawmakers have plenty of options left.Read More »